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Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail: ctr@alcor.concordia.ca .

September 9 . September 23


Applied Psychology Centre


The Applied Psychology Centre in the Department of Psychology offers confidential psychotherapy and assessment for adults, couples, families, children and teenagers. By appointment only. Call 848-7550.


Art


September 12 18

Paintings by Frdrique Guichard and Keer Tanchak at the VAV Gallery, VA-033, 1395 Ren Lvesque Blvd. Vernissage: Thursday, September 14, 7 9 p.m. Info: 848-7388.

Until October 16

The Modernist Document, Moyra Davey, Stan Douglas, Charles Gagnon, Petra Mueller, Catherine Opie. Guest curator: Nancy Shaw. Vernissage: September 9, 6 p.m. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free admission. Info: 848-4750.


CPR courses


For more information and prices on the following courses, please contact Donna Fasciano, Training Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety, 848-4355, or Fascdo@alcor.concordia.ca

September 11 -- Basic Life Support recertification

September 12 -- Heartsaver

September 15 -- Heartsaver

September 18 -- Heartsaver Plus


Centre for Teaching and Learning Services


For information or to register for the following workshops, call 848-2495 or e-mail CTLS@alcor.concordia.ca

The CTLS has produced a new video, Teaching Large Classes at Concordia: Voices of Experience, featuring Concordia faculty teaching large classes. Classroom management, grading, cheating and making use of resources are addressed. To borrow the video, please call CTLS.

Faculty Development Workshop series

1. One-day Instructional Skills Workshop: Activities will focus on writing instructional objectives, developing a lesson plan, and evaluating and strengthening instructional skills. Thursday, September 2, H-771, Hall Building, SGW, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Lectures


Tuesday, September 14

Mr. Andr Harvey, president, Bureau d'audience publique sur l'environnement, on "Environmental Impact Assessment Legislation in Quebec," 11:45 a.m. 1 p.m. H-619, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Bernice Goldsmith, 848-3071, bernice@encs.concordia.ca

Thursday, September 16

David Lank, McGill School of Environment, on "Pictures and Passages: In Praise of Wilderness by Artists and Authors Across the Centuries." Frank Dawson Adams Building Auditorium, McGill University, 7:30 p.m. Free. Everyone welcome.

Monday, September 20

Dr. Frank G. Muller, Economics, Concordia University, on "Does the Convention on Biodiversity Safeguard Biological Diversity?" McGill School of Environment, Burnside Hall, Rm. 426, McGill University, 2 p.m.

Thursday, September 23

Michael Albert, co-editor of Z Magazine, on "Thinking Forward." 6:45 p.m., Concordia Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-7585.


Legal Information


Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.


Notices


Book Fair

If you have books to donate to Concordia's October Book Fair, please drop them off at the loading dock (marked Book Fair) in the Hall Building. If you would like to volunteer to sort books, call Barbara Barclay, 848-2449.

Information sessions

Come find out more about the Graduate Diploma in Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Sport Administration. Thursdays, September 23, October 7 and 14, 6 7 p.m. GM-403-2, Guy-Metro Bldg., 1550 de Maisonneuve W. RSVP: 848-2718. Visit our Web site: http://www-commerce.concordia.ca/dia.htm

Graduate fellowship information sessions

If you are currently registered in the last year of your undergraduate degree and plan to pursue Graduate Studies next year, or if you are enrolled in a graduate program and are looking for sources of funding, we urge you to attend one of these sessions.

Tuesday, September 7, 11:30 a.m., H-762

Thursday, September 9, 12:30 p.m., H-769

Monday, September 13, 10:30 a.m., H-762

Wednesday, September 15, 1:30 p.m., H-769

Friday, September 17, 11:30 a.m., H-762

Graduate bursaries

The Elisabeth De Simini bursaries, in honour of a longtime employee, are open to all candidates registered full-time in the M.A. Public Policy and Public Administration program during the 1999/2000 academic year. They will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. For applications and deadline date information, call Gail Trottier at 848-2126.

Peer health educators

Looking to get involved, have fun and learn about health along the way? Join the Peer Health Educators to promote health and well being on campus. Applications available at either location of Health Services. Deadline: Friday, September 24. Info: 848-3572.


Office of Rights and Responsibilities


The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the University community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, room 110.


Ombuds Office


The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the University for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, room 100.


Peer Helper Centre


Peer Helpers are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, MI-02, or call us at 848-2859.


Special Events


Book Sale

In the Loyola Chapel, on Sunday, September 19, 12:15 1 p.m. Classic and modern novels, as well as religious and spiritual books. Proceeds go to the Montreal Social Justice Committee.

Stories for the Flesh Eating Future webcast

Following a segment from a documentary, new media visionaries Arthur and Marilouise Kroker will present two works, which will be followed by questions from the audience and the Internet. The webcast can be viewed at http://www.galafilm.com/roadstories , from 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, September 9. The documentary film will be broadcast on CBC Newsworld's The Passionate Eye, September 13 and 14, at 10 p.m.


Unclassified


For sale

Three-seater couch and arm chair -- dark blue, brush corduroy. Purchased brand new ($1,200) less than one year ago. Asking $700. Safe-guarded. Excellent condition. Call 481-4087.

Roommate wanted

Quiet roommate wanted to share bright upper duplex, one block from Loyola. Female non-smoker preferred. Must like cats. Washing machine, terrace, separate study space. $350. Call 483-4604.

Participants wanted

A graduate student is looking for Jewish students to participate in a study about the attitudes and social interaction between Arabs and Jews in Montreal. Info: Hadeel at 846-1371, h_abdo@rocketmail.com

Participants wanted

How hypnotizable are you? Participants needed for psychology study on childhood memories. 2 x $100 lotteries. Leave a message for Kristina at 848-2213.

English angst?

Proofreading/correcting for university papers, rsums, etc. Also tutor for English, written and/or conversation. Good rates. Lawrence: 279-4710.


Workshops


Internet workshops

Instructional and Information Technology Services is offering free internet seminars for students. These seminars are based on the Alcor student menu. Registration is not required; there are 30 places available. Wednesday, September 15, 22 and 29, 3 5 p.m., H-521, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Library workshops

Workshops at Webster Library are in room LB-329; workshops at Vanier Library are in room VL-122 and are hands-on. Info: 848-7777 (Webster) or 848-7766 (Vanier).

1. Navigating the Libraries (overview of library services, searching CLUES, the online catalogue, and library tour). Webster: Monday, Sept. 13, 3 - 4:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 15, 5 - 6:15 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to find articles using databases); Tuesday, Sept. 21, 5 - 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases). Vanier: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 3 - 4:15 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 16, 10 - 11:15 a.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 22, 5 - 6:15 p.m.

2. How to Find Articles Using Databases. Webster: Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases); Thursday, Sept. 23, 5 - 6:15 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases). Vanier: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 3 - 5 p.m.

 




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